Here is my Wednesday column on Jim Harbaugh. Under no circumstances should the 49ers give Jim Harbaugh a contract extension this offseason. Let him play out the final two years of his deal. Or let him win a Super Bowl before giving him a raise. Apparently, Harbaugh wants to be the highest-paid head coach in […]
I was reading an article by Steve Corkran yesterday in which he interviewed Rich Gannon about Johnny Manziel. Here is an excerpt of Gannon on Manziel: “My biggest concern is the discipline from a quarterback standpoint. Footwork, sitting in the pocket, going through reads and progressions. He has to go somewhere where they have a very […]
This is my Monday column on Johnny Manziel. One week before the NFL Scouting Combine, Johnny Manziel – bless his heart – said he wanted to be the first rookie quarterback to win the Super Bowl. Don’t count on it. Manziel has a better chance to be the next Matt Leinart. Remember him? Won the […]
Now that Cleveland Browns’ owner Jimmy Haslam has confirmed that his team had trade talks with the 49ers about Jim Harbaugh, here are eight questions 49ers’ owner Jed York might want to answer: 1. Why did you deny that the 49ers and Browns discussed trading Jim Harbaugh? 2. Why did this trade not happen? 3. […]
USA Today just reported that Cleveland Browns’ owner Jimmy Haslam has confirmed the Browns had discussions with the 49ers about a trade for Jim Harbaugh. “There was an opportunity there, and it didn’t materialize,” Haslam said. Jed York and Jim Harbaugh no longer can deny that these talks took place.
Here are selected official wide receiver 40-yard-dash times from the Scouting Combine, courtesy of NFL.com. Brandin Cooks: 4.33 Paul Richardson: 4.40 Donte Moncrief: 4.40 Martavis Bryant: 4.42 Sammy Watkins: 4.43 Odell Beckham: 4.43 Jordan Matthews: 4.46 Tevin Reese: 4.46 Kevin Norwood: 4.48 Jared Abbrederis: 4.50 Josh Huff: 4.51 Shaq Evans: 4.51 Marqise Lee: 4.52 Mike […]
According to Adam Schefter, the 49ers are close to signing wide receiver Anquan Boldin. “Deal expected to get done,” Schefter tweeted. What do you expect the parameters of this deal to be?
One of the best reporters in the country, Bob McGinn, spoke off the record with NFL personnel executives and scouts and got their impressions of the top-50 prospects in the upcoming draft. Here is a brief excerpt about cornerback Bradley Roby from McGinn’s report: “When you talk about quickness, speed, athletic ability, change of direction, […]
Assuming the 49ers and Browns really did have a trade in place to send Jim Harbaugh to Cleveland for draft picks, how many draft picks do you think were in the trade? One first round pick? Two first round picks? Do you think the Browns were willing to trade the No.4 pick in the upcoming […]
NBC Sports, which cites multiple sources, just reported that the 49ers tried to trade Jim Harbaugh to the Browns this offseason. To read the report, click here.
Trent Baalke held a press conference Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine. Here is a transcript. Q: Frank Gore will count $6 or $7 million against the salary cap this season. Is that reasonable? BAALKE: The simple is there is no reason it can’t be. We’re in a good shape from a cap standpoint. There […]
Jim Harbaugh held a press conference Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine. Here is a transcript. Q: How has coaching in college helped you evaluate draft prospects? HARBAUGH: It helped. I feel like it still does. There are players in this class who I didn’t coach, but I recruited them. And some I did coach. […]
This is my Thursday column on the difference between the Giants and the A’s. WARNING: This is a baseball column. 49ers fans — feel free to skip this. PHOENIX – The Giants hope. The A’s don’t. The biggest difference between the two teams right now. The Giants hope so many things go their way this […]
Here’s a hypothetical: Say LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham and Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller both are available when the 49ers pick in the first round of the upcoming draft — Pick No.30. Say if the 49ers pick Beckham, the Broncos will pick Fuller with Pick No.31 and if the 49ers pick Fuller, the Broncos […]
This is my Wednesday column on Mike Morse. WARNING: This is a Giants column. 49ers fans — feel free to skip this. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Former Giant Mark DeRosa pressed his thumb into the back of current Giant Mike Morse’s left wrist and Morse almost levitated. DeRosa was a Giant in 2010 and 2011. He […]